Ninth Street's changing face: new development mixing with old-school atmosphere
“We’re going to keep seeing this story unfold over the next two years or so.”
All-Star Game to become part of Durham's baseball tradition
Durham will build on its baseball history when the city's resident minor league team, the Bulls, hosts the annual Triple A-All-Star Game this July.
Imperiled cemeteries preserve local legacies
Maplewood and Beechwood cemeteries have become endangered over the years as a result of city government’s minimal upkeep of the cemeteries, and it is unclear how the city will be able to fund reforms.
Food Truck Rodeo makes Father's Day appearance
Durham showcased its growing mobile food culture—and lived up to its name as the Foodiest Small Town in America—during its Father's Day Food Truck Rodeo Sunday afternoon.
Bert L'Homme named Durham Public Schools superintendent
Bert L'Homme has been chosen as Durham Public Schools' next superintendent after a six-month search by the DPS Board of Education.
Downtown Durham apartments see unprecedented growth
Downtown Durham saw unprecedented growth in apartment buildings this year—and more is on the way.
Documentary to premiere for Durham Lemur Week
"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar," which features Duke lemurs, is intended to educate the public about the endangered status of lemurs and highlight the importance of conservation efforts in Madagascar.
Durham 2013 crime increases slightly
Although Durham’s property crime rate has increased in 2013, its violent crime rate declined, according to the Durham Police Department’s annual crime report released March 7.
Federal approval advances light rail planning
The proposed light rail bridging Durham and Orange counties was approved by the Federal Transit Administration Feb. 25.
$19 million Durham Bulls Athletic Park upgrade
The Durham Bulls Athletic Park, already a jewel in the revitalized downtown’s crown, is getting major upgrades.
Durham ranks No.4 on Livability's best places to live list
Durham was recently voted the top fourth best place to live, according to a recent ranking.
Students split on local grocery options
With the opening of Harris Teeter on 9th Street, Whole Foods has been facing steep competition. The Chronicle's Jenna Zhang spoke to students about where they prefer to shop for groceries, and why.
Local "bread dorks" turn up the heat in baking contest
Seventeen contestants squared off in the Triangle Amateur Baking Contest Friday evening.
Guitar and violin store expands presence off of East
A brightly colored flag adorned with music notes now marks the expanded location of High Strung Violins and Guitars on the corner of West Markham and Broad Streets in Durham.
New store Letters to open amidst indy bookshop revival
A new bookshop opening in downtown Durham signals the resurgence of independent bookstores.
Protestors gather in Durham in response to in-custody death of 17 year old
A riot occurred outside of the Durham Police Department headquarters Friday evening, resulting in property damage and local disturbance.
Locopops stores close due to shifting business demands
The Locopops stores in Raleigh and Chapel Hill are out of business.
Durham police investigate in-custody death of 17 year old
Jesus Huerta, 17, of Durham, died shortly before 3 a.m. while being transported to Police Headquarters by Durham police officer Samuel Duncan.
Supermarket Harris Teeter opens doors on Ninth Street
Durham’s newest Harris Teeter supermarket welcomed customers for the first time at its grand opening Wednesday.
Durham municipal election voter turnout remains low
Durham voter turnout for this year’s municipal elections was nearly as low as Duke’s acceptance rate.
Heroes from across the spectrum gather for NC Comicon
Costumes ranged from baby Batman to middle-aged Superman and the venue featured an abundance of wigs, covering all the colors of the rainbow.
Duke students join Durham residents in support of education
Teachers, families and officials stood up for public education in Durham and throughout North Carolina on Friday.
Reelected Mayor Bell discusses future plans
Mayor Bill Bell was reelected Tuesday for his seventh, consecutive two-year term as mayor of Durham. The Chronicle’s Sasha Zients spoke with Bell about his experiences so far and his plans for the...
Bill Bell wins mayoral election again
Incumbent Bill Bell has won a seventh term as the mayor of Durham.